View Full Version : Walt Hriniak will be elsewhere in ST

02-09-2003, 10:26 PM
hitting instructor Walt Hriniak has accepted manager Tony La Russa's offer to make an early appearance at the team's Jupiter, Fla., training facility.

Hriniak and La Russa are disciples of former Kansas City Royals hitting instructor Charlie Lau. Like Lau, Hriniak -- a former hitting coach with the Boston Red Sox and Chicago White Sox -- emphasizes a top-down swing.

Hriniak's role with the Cardinals, La Russa says, will be to act as another set of eyes more than as a technical adviser. The Cardinals typically employ four work stations for hitters and Hriniak will assist Cardinals hitting coach Mitch Page.

02-10-2003, 11:26 AM
Someone want to stop the Cards from taking all of our personell?

02-10-2003, 11:32 AM
Maybe we'll just have to get LaRussa back. :?:

02-10-2003, 11:35 AM
Originally posted by soxnut
Maybe we'll just have to get LaRussa back. :?:

Throw in Morris and Pujols and they can have all the Buehrle and Hriniak they want!